Burn Heart

‘After a while he forgot he was dancing with his pen pal’s mother and he believed she forgot that he was the soft pouchy boy her daughter had brought home. That was the joy of it. They forgot themselves.‘

Fiction 7th February 2024


Louise Kennedy's mordant debut novel is visceral, powerful, and full of compassion.

Criticism 20th April 2022

The Third City: Maeve Brennan’s imaginative home

Essay Issue 20, Volume 2: Winter 2011 (The New York Issue)

Mary Morrissy

Mary Morrissy is a novelist and short story writer. Her novel Penelope Unbound is forthcoming in 2023.